September 23, 1988 |
Princess Diana's matched-up dressing is almost too princessy, and the hats of Sarah, Duchess of York, are atrocious, if you ask Patricia Underwood. But she doesn't critique the royal fashion just to be mean. Underwood is considered royalty herself, in a manner of speaking. She's the queen of hats. The slightly eccentric, near-famous British designer has done as much as any woman in America to bring custom-quality head wear to the States.
January 16, 1994 |
Lying on the floor of his posh, newly remodeled Fifth Avenue apartment overlooking Central Park while getting a shiatsu massage, Hollywood mega-manager Sandy Gallin tells a reporter on the phone that he is finally ready to step out of the background and talk about the crisis plaguing his superstar client Michael Jackson. "Let me read you something," says Gallin, 53, who also represents such other pop icons as Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond. Reading an emotionally charged statement he has prepared for The Times in defense of Jackson--who five months ago was accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy and now faces a civil lawsuit set to go to trial March 21--Gallin finally breaks his carefully cultivated low profile, saying, "I can no longer remain a silent witness.
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April 27, 2004 |
June Pointer Whitmore, formerly of the singing group the Pointer Sisters, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and a smoking device, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Monday. Whitmore, 50, was arrested April 22 in the 1800 block of Cherokee Street in Hollywood after police discovered cocaine and cocaine pipes in her possession, officials said.
January 10, 1988
I was very surprised to learn that Arsenio Hall only wears leather pants on TV ("The Happiest Man in Show Biz," by Beth Ann Krier, Dec. 27). It must have been Arsenio clones I saw at the Lakers game with Eddie (Murphy)! and at the Pointer Sisters concert. Both clones had on leather pants and leather baseball caps. Oh!! I know, it was Arsenio's evil twin brother, Pomino. ROSLYN McKINNEY North Hollywood
April 28, 1989 |
A portrait of Ella Fitzgerald by artist Anthony Benedetto--better known as singer Tony Bennett--will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today as part of Fitzgerald's birthday celebration. Fitzgerald, who turned 71 on Tuesday, will keep the original and lithographs will be sold to raise funds for the Society of Singers, which is throwing the birthday party. Clint Eastwood, Pat Boone and Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley will attend, Bill Cosby will emcee and Carol Burnett, Manhattan Transfer, the Pointer Sisters, Mel Torme and Dionne Warwick will perform.